[extropy-chat] FWD [forteana] Re: Looking for examples of naturally evolved X-ray vision?

Dirk Bruere dirk.bruere at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 21:41:28 UTC 2006

On 1/19/06, Acy Stapp <acy.stapp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there any evidence that THz radiation can be perceived by animals?
> It seems physiologically feasible (and evolutionarily useful) but
> AFAIK the only ambient source of THz radiation is blackbody emission.
Maybe we should look for a biological THz emitter.
OTOH, what kind of stellar environment would result in significant THz
radiation reaching a planetary surface?
And what distance from primary would provide reasonable temp range? Amara?

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